Nationwide effort to "reclaim" the education doctorate and distinguish it from the Ph.D. gets under way.
In the last week, both Stanford and Yale Universities have announced significant expansions of the help that they provide to new parents -- with Stanford unveiling a plan for junior faculty members and Yale one for graduate students.
Panelists discuss a Council of Graduate Schools report on lost ground and how to boost competitiveness in teaching and research.
In matching graduate students with each other as mentors, Purdue wants to know more than just academic interests.
New data point to importance of money and mentors -- and to significant differences by discipline.
Graduate students at UC-Berkeley say they are being priced out of units set aside by the university for families.
New federal law and agency guidelines aim to prod scientists and universities to ensure that fellows get career training.
American universities report increases in applications and admission offers, but numbers still haven't reached 2003 levels.
Political science study points out that some of what's missing in graduate education would make the new Ph.D.'s more desirable as job candidates -- especially outside research institutions.
1,100 black, Hispanic and other minority Ph.D.'s and doctoral students gather for advice and kinship in a setting where they're more than a "speck in a room."
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